I, Claudius

I, Claudius

Roman emperor Claudius narrates his life.

Episode Guide

  • I, Claudius - Old King Log (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Old King Log

    Claudius (Derek Jacobi) has premonitions of death as his wife (Barbara Young) plots for her son, Nero.

  • I, Claudius - A God in Colchester (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    A God in Colchester

    Claudius (Derek Jacobi) and Herod (James Faulkener) are foes; Claudius is blind to Messalina's (Sheila White) infidelity.

  • I, Claudius - Fool's Luck (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Fool's Luck

    Herod (James Faulkener) advises Claudius (Derek Jacobi); Messalina (Sheila White) bears Claudius a son. With Lyndon Brook.

  • I, Claudius - Hail Who? (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Hail Who?

    Mad Caligula (John Hurt) lives decadently; Claudius (Derek Jacobi) is crowned emperor. With Sam Dastor, James Fagan.

  • I, Claudius - Zeus, by Jove! (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Zeus, by Jove!

    Herod (James Faulkener) returns to Rome; Caligula (John Hurt) declares himself a god; with Derek Jacobi, Beth Morris.

  • I, Claudius - Reign of Terror (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Reign of Terror

    Tiberius (George Baker) accuses many of treason and names Caligula (John Hurt) as his successor. With Derek Jacobi.

  • I, Claudius - Queen of Heaven (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Queen of Heaven

    Caligula (John Hurt) encourages Tiberius' (George Baker) eroticism; Livia (Siân Phillips) wants deification. With Derek Jacobi.

  • I, Claudius - Some Justice (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Some Justice

    Tiberius (George Baker) takes the throne; 9-year-old Caligula (Robert Morgan) shows signs of evil. With Derek Jacobi.

  • I, Claudius - Poison Is Queen (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Poison Is Queen

    Claudius (Derek Jacobi) has a son; dying Augustus (Brian Blessed) realizes Livia's (Siân Phillips) treachery.

  • I, Claudius - What Shall We Do About Claudius? (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    What Shall We Do About Claudius?

    Claudius (Derek Jacobi) plays the fool to preserve his life and is ridiculed for marrying an amazon (Jennifer Croxton).

  • I, Claudius - Waiting in the Wings (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Waiting in the Wings

    Livia (Siân Phillips) begs Augustus (Brian Blessed) to summon Tiberius (George Baker). With Derek Jacobi, John Castle.

  • I, Claudius - Family Affairs (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Family Affairs

    Livia (Siân Phillips) schemes and murders to secure the throne for Tiberius (George Baker). With Derek Jacobi, Brian Blessed.

  • I, Claudius - A Touch of Murder (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    A Touch of Murder

    Aging Claudius (Derek Jacobi), Emperor of Rome, reminisces. With Siân Phillips, George Baker, Brian Blessed, Frances White.